Trends in Teaching

Grammar Corner: What’s The Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?

The words “discreet” and “discrete” have similar word origins. They both come from the Latin word discretus, which means something that is separated from others, different, or distinct. Despite their similar roots, however, they have very different meanings, so it’s best not to get the two confused. These words are homophones – words with different

Grammar Corner: What’s The Difference Between Analysis vs Analyses?

When it comes to grammar errors, misunderstanding words can come from many sources. Sometimes it’s the homonyms that sound and look similar but have very different meanings. At times, it’s the battle of British vs. American English with words that have similar meaning but slightly different spelling. And we also have similar-sounding words that aren’t

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3 Things to Watch Out for in Choosing Your Child’s Preschool

In most US cities, public child education starts at just the age of three. The goal of this public pre-K system is to bridge the learning gap before it widens too much. According to a New York Times article, the system seems to be going well for Washington. Children who underwent pre-K showed more readiness

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Jobs that Will Fulfill Your Wanderlust

Are you one who would prefer to travel and see what’s going on around you than sit in the office the whole day? That is a dream come true. These jobs may include traveling by car or flying overseas. If you are traveling by car, make sure your driver’s license is valid. If you’re having

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A Class of Their Own: Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses

To drive certain types of commercial vehicles – such as semi-trucks, dump trucks, passenger buses, and tractor-trailers – drivers are required to get a commercial driver’s license (CDL). This was first imposed in 1986 when the federal government passed the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act. This law made it mandatory for all drivers of commercial vehicles

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Make Learning A Fun And Enjoyable Process With 2 Secrets

Many parents overlook the value of improving the way their children approach the learning process until it’s too late. By starting them off on the right path, they can enjoy and make the most of their time in school. If you’re looking to make your child’s learning experience fun and exciting, consider enrolling them in

Teaching Profession

What are the Perks and Drawbacks of a Teaching Job?

Teaching is a fulfilling job that comes with a unique set of challenges. It can be rewarding to help students learn the lessons they will need in the future. Participating in the process of honing their skills and shaping their minds is one of the noblest careers. Patience, passion, a sense of responsibility, and great

Educational Trends for the Classroom

Effective Educational Trends for the Classroom

Before school boards and standardized exams existed, education was a very flexible field that only a few could participate in. Centuries ago, only a privileged few had the right to learn reading, writing, and basic subjects, while the rest were forced into submission as servants to their lords and masters. However, once religious and secular

Knowledge Mastery and Student-Centric Learning

Concentrating on Mastery for Stronger Education Foundations

American students have consistently received average scores and ranked behind students from other highly developed and industrialized nations. In fact, the US only ranked 38th out of 70 countries in mathematics and 24th in science and reading at the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests 15-year-old students’ scholastic performance on the three

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